Monthly Archives: August 2008

Shout out to Laurence Holmes

August 22nd, 2008 - 11:00 am

I want to send a shout out to my man, Laurence Holmes, of The Score. Last night, I was about as angry — and yet, ashamed — as a Bears fan can get, and I’m still a little disappointed. Bears [...]

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Bears-49ers postgame thoughts

August 21st, 2008 - 10:16 pm

Irony: an outcome of events contrary to what was, or might have been, expected. I can think of several instances from tonight’s preseason game against the 49ers that fit the definition of irony. The first of which is something I [...]

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Quit booing Grossman; Let it go!

August 21st, 2008 - 9:28 pm

It’s the third quarter right now and I’ll give my thoughts and observations after the game, but I had to take a moment to give my two cents on Rex Grossman. The fact that there are idiots — yes, I’m [...]

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10 things to watch in preseason Game 3

August 21st, 2008 - 1:22 pm

As the Bears head into Game 3 of the preseason tonight against San Francisco, there are even more intriguing things to watch. A lot of people like to call this the “dress rehearsal” for the regular season because it’s the [...]

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With Orton in place, receivers on deck

August 19th, 2008 - 5:17 pm

With the starting quarterback position resolved, the next most pressing position battle on the agenda would appear to be at receiver. The Bears are deep at the position with 10 guys possibly battling for six spots. With the Bears likely [...]

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Kyle Orton on the Bears’ offense

August 19th, 2008 - 9:24 am

“You guys can get negative about quite a bit of stuff, but this is the preseason,” Orton said. “In some areas we’ve done well. In some areas we have struggled. But all and all, as a unit, I think we’re [...]

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Orton named starter

August 18th, 2008 - 3:21 pm

In a widely expected move, Lovie Smith announced today that Kyle Orton will start the season opener Sept. 7 in Indianapolis. The move comes as a relief to a lot of Grossman-bashers, one of whom I work with who just [...]

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Is QB competition all but over?

August 18th, 2008 - 11:23 am

There’s an overwhelming feeling around Chicago — and even throughout the national media — that the competition between Rex Grossman and Kyle Orton is all but over. It is widely believed that Orton already has secured the starting quarterback job [...]

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Technical difficulties

August 17th, 2008 - 7:28 pm

Many of you who have visited the blog the past few days may have noticed that I’m experiencing some technical difficulties. None of the categories, links, or monthly archives are showing up in the right column. And none of the [...]

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Bears-Seahawks postgame thoughts

August 16th, 2008 - 11:51 pm

There were a lot of things to be proud of while watching the Bears preseason game against the Seahawks Saturday night, but still enough nuances to irk me. For instance, the defense played much better than they did during the [...]

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